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The New Argentina Reciprocity Tax for Tourists


The new reciprocity tax in Argentina
If you are an American, Canadian, or Australian citizen, then the Argentine government has decided to treat you the same way your respective countries treat its citizens. By charging you money for the privilege of visiting.

The Reality of Finding Work in Buenos Aires


3506304112_349c78d128_b Writer Sophie Parsons dishes on the truth about finding a living wage in Buenos Aires as an ex-pat. What to avoid, what to hope for and what to expect await you after the jump.

Moving to Argentina: How to Spot Counterfeit Money


100 pesos In the second part of our Moving to Argentina Series, writer Rachel Paiste informs the new visitor on the peso, both the real and the not so real versions.

Teaching English in Argentina: A Learning Experience


Kids at RecessMany people who travel to Buenos Aires want more than just a simple vacation. It’s easy to fall in love with the city, the people, the culture, and the lifestyle. But when your money runs low, and you realize you must work to extend your stay, there are few options for an English-speaking foreigner. One of those options is teaching English. In fact, for many English-speaking expats, it’s the only option. Thanks to Tifhermon for The Photo

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The BA ExpatsBuenos Aires is a large city, and despite the fact that it may seem deceptively European at first glance, many things are different here and it will take time and effort to feel your way around. In my first week in the capital I had many pressing problems and questions that needed answering. Unfortunately, I had no one to ask where to buy baby food, find shoes that fit my big feet-size 41 or 8-or where I should send my eldest boy to kindergarten. I ended up accosting unsuspecting mothers in playgrounds, asking (nicely if with a shade of panic) to know where they sent their children to school.